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Deployments of USS HANCOCK:

Note:
During deployments a VRC (Fleet Tactical Support Squadron) detachment provides carrier-on-board delivery and is embarked aboard the carrier but is no real part of the Air Wing. These detachments are not listed below.

Date of DepartureDate of ReturnCruise BookCVWSquadrons (Aircraft)Tail codeArea of OperationsBattle GroupOperations/ExercisesPorts of Call
August 10, 1955March 15, 1956
  

CVG-12VF-121 (F9F-8)
VF-124 (F7U-3)
VA-125 (AD-6/5)
VMJ-1 Det. G (F2H-2P)
VC-3 Det. G (F2H-3)
VC-6 Det. (AJ-2)
VC-61 Det. G (F9F-6P)
VC-35 Det. G (AD-5N)
VC-11 Det. G (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. G
DWestern Pacific Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
Hong Kong
Manila, Philippines
April 6, 1957September 18, 1957
  

ATG-2VF-143 (FJ-3)
VA-116 (F7U)
VMF(AW)-214 (F2H-4)
VA-55 (AD-6)
VFP-61 Det. I
VA(AW)-35 Det. I (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. I
VAH-6 Det. I
HU-1 Det.
NBWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Sasebo, Japan
Kobe, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
Hong Kong
February 15, 1958October 2, 1958
  

CVG-15VF-23 (F4D-1)
VA-153 (A4D-1)
VF-154 (F8U-1)
VA-155 (AD-7)
VAH-4 Det. D (A3D-2)
VFP-61 Det. D (F9F-8P)
VA(AW)-35 Det. D (AD-5N)
VAW-11 Det. D (AD-5W)
HU-1 Det. D
NLWestern Pacific  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Iwakuni, Japan
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
August 1, 1959January 18, 1960 CVG-15VF-151 (F3H-2)
VA-152 (AD-6)
VA-153 (A4D-2)
VF-154 (F8U-1E)
VA-155 (A4D-2)
VAH-4 Det. D (A3D-2)
VFP-61 Det. D (F8U-1P)
VAW-11 Det. D (WF-2)
HU-1 Det. D
NLWestern Pacific   
July 16, 1960March 18, 1961
  

CVG-11VF-111 (F11F-1)
VA-112 (A4D-2)
VA-113 (A4D-2)
VF-114 (F3H-2)
VA-115 (AD-6/7)
VAH-4 Det. C (A3D-2)
VAW-13 Det. C (WF-2)
HU-1 Det. C (HUP-2)
NHWestern Pacific Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Buckner Bay, Okinawa
Subic Bay, Philippines
Manila, Philippines
Hong Kong
Sasebo, Japan
Yokosuka, Japan
Kobe, Japan
February 2, 1962October 7, 1962 CVG-21VF-211 (F8U-1)
VA-212 (A4D-2)
VF-213 (F3H-2)
VA-215 (AD-6)
VA-216 (FJ-4B)
VFP-63 Det. L (F8U-1P)
VAH-4 Det. L (A3D-2)
VAW-11 Det. L (WF-2)
HU-1 Det. L (HUP-2)
NPWestern Pacific   
June 7, 1963December 16, 1963 CVG-21VF-211 (F-8A)
VA-212 (A-4B)
VF-213 (F-3B)
VA-215 (A-1H)
VA-216 (A-4C)
VFP-63 Det. L (RF-8A)
VAH-4 Det. L (A-3B)
VAW-11 Det. L (E-1B)
HU-1 Det. L (UH-25B)
NPWestern Pacific   
October 21, 1964May 29, 1965
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8E)
VA-212 (A-4E)
VF-24 (F-8C)
VA-215 (A-1H)
VA-216 (A-4C)
VFP-63 Det. L (RF-8A)
VAH-4 Det. L (A-3B)
VAW-11 Det. L (E-1B)
HU-1 Det. L (UH-2A)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
November 10, 1965August 1, 1966 CVW-21VF-211 (F-8E)
VA-212 (A-4E)
VF-24 (F-8C)
VA-215 (A-1H)
VA-216 (A-4C)
VFP-63 Det. L (RF-8A)
VAH-4 Det. L (A-3B)
VAW-11 Det. L (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. L (UH-2A/B)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Sasebo, Japan
Cubi Point, Philippines
January 5, 1967July 22, 1967
  

CVW-5VF-51 (F-8E)
VF-53 (F-8E)
VA-93 (A-4E)
VA-94 (A-4C)
VA-115 (A-1H)
VFP-63 Det. B (RF-8G)
VAH-4 Det. B (KA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. B (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. B (UH-2A/B)
NFWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Yokosuka, Japan
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong
Subic Bay, Philippines
July 18, 1968March 3, 1969
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8H)
VF-24 (F-8H)
VA-163 (A-4E)
VA-164 (A-4E)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 19 (RF-8G)
VAW-13 Det. 19 (EKA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. 19 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 19 (UH-2C)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Yokosuka, Japan
Subic Bay, Philippines
Sasebo, Japan
Singapore
Hong Kong
August 2, 1969April 15, 1970
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8J)
VF-24 (F-8H)
VA-212 (A-4F)
VA-164 (A-4F)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 19 (RF-8G)
VAH-10 Det. 19 (KA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. 19 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 7 (SH-3A)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Sasebo, Japan
Hong Kong
October 22, 1970June 3, 1971
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8J)
VF-24 (F-8J)
VA-212 (A-4F)
VA-164 (A-4F)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 1 (RF-8G)
VAQ-129 Det. 19 (EKA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. 3 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 7 (UH-2C)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
Sydney, Australia
January 7, 1972October 3, 1972
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8J)
VF-24 (F-8J)
VA-212 (A-4F)
VA-164 (A-4F)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 1 (RF-8G)
VAQ-135 Det. 5 (EKA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. 2 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 7 (SH-3G)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Yokosuka, Japan
Hong Kong
May 8, 1973January 8, 1974
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8J)
VF-24 (F-8J)
VA-212 (A-4F)
VA-164 (A-4F/TA-4F)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 1 (RF-8G)
VAQ-135 Det. 5 (EKA-3B)
VAW-111 Det. 2 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 3 (SH-3G)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam  Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Hong Kong
Yokosuka, Japan
March 18, 1975October 20, 1975
  

CVW-21VF-211 (F-8J)
VF-24 (F-8J)
VA-212 (A-4F)
VA-164 (A-4F/TA-4F)
VA-55 (A-4F)
VFP-63 Det. 1 (RF-8G)
RVAW-110 Det. 6 (E-1B)
HC-1 Det. 1 (SH-3G)
NPWestern Pacific, Vietnam Operation Frequent Wind
Operation Eagle Pull
Operation Blue Sky
ReadyEx 1-76
Pearl Harbor, Hi.
Subic Bay, Philippines
Singapore
Hong Kong
Manila, Philippines




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